Category Archives: Videos

Handmade thank you card tutorial Part 2

Thank you card tutorial The story behind this special card is included in the previous post.  As the card features a number of different techniques, I thought a quick tutorial would help out.  This card is probably not suitable for beginner stampers, but it is a fun card to create if you are a more experienced.… Read More »

Beautiful You Coaster Tile VideoTutorial

Beautiful You Coaster Tile steals the show Afternoon everyone.  Things are pretty busy around here at the moment as I get ready for the release of the new annual catalogue on 1 June. One of the products that carried over from the Occasions Catalogue was a favourite, and it seems, one of your favourites as… Read More »

Sneak Peek of my 2017-18 Stampin’ Up! Catalogue pre-order

Share my excitement to the release of the new Stampin’ Up! catalogue! I have finally received my order from Stampin’ Up! and it contains all my new goodies from the new (yet to be released) Stampin’ Up! catalogue.  I can’t wait to play with my new things and hopefully I find the time this weekend.  One of… Read More »

Mini Accordion Album with video (Part 2)

Eastern Palace Suite Mini Accordion Album Video As you probably guessed from yesterday’s post, this is one of my favourite projects ever.  It came together easy which surprised me. These gorgeous colours make my heart sing.  I wouldn’t usually select this colour combination of Gold Foil, Dapper Denim, Lemon Lime Twist and Tranquil Tide (Very… Read More »

May Global Stampers Challenge – Mini Accordion Album Part 1

Cute Accordion Mini Album featuring Eastern Palace Suite I am really excited to bring this project to you today as part of the May Global Stampers Challenge.  This month’s challenge was to feature the early release May exclusive Eastern Palace Bundles (Premier Bundle for the  avid crafter and Starter Bundle for the beginner crafter) in the… Read More »

Onstage Stampin Up 2016 Brisbane Swaps

OnStage Stampin’ Up! is over for another year Sadly, OnStage is over for another year.  I just remembered that I have yet to post my swaps.  Swaps are an important of OnStage and also are part of the Stampin’ Up! culture.  So why do we do swaps?  It is the opportunity to meet other demonstrators,… Read More »

Stitched Shapes Framelits – Stampin’ Up! have surprised me with this new release and special offer

Resistance is futile for these Stitched Shapes Framelits Now these are amazing.  I was a little cool about the Stitched Shapes Framelits (say that fast three times!) at the start but once I had a look at the video I was hooked.  Can’t wait to be able to order them.  And no, there is no sewing… Read More »

Making a Difference the Stampin’ Up! way

Crafty Paper Bees making a difference! Twice a year, the Crafty Paper Bees (my team of demonstrators) support a worthy cause.  This year it was beyondblue.  There is always a lot of hard work involved in hosting a Charity Day – but then again, nothing that is that worthwhile is going to come easy.  In preparation,… Read More »

Simple handmade cards can still wow!

Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalogue Launch I am now heading into the busiest part of the Stampin’ Up! season. There is lots to do as I try to share as much as I can to inspire everyone in the leadup to Christmas.  Last Saturday and Sunday were my Christmas launches.  They were so much fun and… Read More »

2016 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalogue Preview

Holiday Catalogue Preview and Sneak Peek I did promise something new when I established my new blog.  And so yesterday, I created my first YouTube video.    Now because it was my first video I had to make it something special – and what better topic than my preview of the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalogue.  Now… Read More »

Crafty Party – oh, what a team of demonstrators

Crafty Party On Saturday, I hosted my team of demonstrators, known as the Crafty Paper Bees, for a Crafty Party.  This is an all-day event where we get to chat, have fun and craft all day with others who are just as passionate as we are, whilst enjoying some good food.  We created six projects featuring… Read More »

Lovely as a Tree stamp set

Lovely as a Tree – the most enduring stamp set ever? I have been busily going through the new 2016-17 Stampin’ Up! catalogue (available 1 June 2016) picking out my favourites and coming up with my wish list.  In the process, one of my favourite stamp sets, Lovely as a Tree, popped up.  It has been around… Read More »

#imbringingbirthdaysback, Weekly Deals and SAB update

Stampin’ Up! Updates & New Weekly Deals So what is all the buzz around #imbringingbirthdaysback Join the movement to bring birthdays back with the #imbringingbirthdaysback stamp —send handcrafted birthday cards to all your friends and family, and stamp the card and/or envelope with this trending hashtag to let them know they’re part of something cool! … Read More »

Can you guess what the secret ingredient is to make your own Go Wild Cat Treat bag?

How to turn Stampin’ Up!’s Go Wild Paper Stack into Cat Treat Bag You have probably have guessed by now that I am an animal lover – I have two cats, both of whom regularly feature in my project photos.  These photo shoots of the boys are not planned mind you, but they do always want to be ‘part… Read More »

All the news and photos from the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation Charity Card Day Fundraiser

Crafty Paper Bees community does it again Well, our third Charity Card Day, this time supporting the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation, is done and dusted.  What a success it was.  To date over $1200 has been raised with still more donations to be added to our kitty.  Twenty-nine generous ladies attended the event at the Salisbury… Read More »